Type
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Individual who has resided with a child without a parent present and lack of consistent participation by a parent for a prescribed time period. De Facto Custodian
Medical or anthropological, genetic and blood, expert opinion to statistical probability, or sexual intercourse. Paternity Evidence
If a parent is a recipient of ____________ no potential income is to be imputed. TANF
Any form of salary, wage, commission, self-employment, workers' comp, unemployment, annuity, military/naval retirement, pension/disability, spousal maintenance, Social Security, Veterans benefits, and potential income. Gross Income
Under 257.75 a ____________ must be executed within one year after a child's birth and must be filed with the state registrar of vital statistics. Joinder
Owns, uses, possesses any real/personal property in state; transacts business in state; commits act in state causing injury or property damage; commits act outside of state causing injury or property damage in state subject to exceptions. Long Arm
Under 518A.71 the court may require security for payment of support and upon neglect/refusal to give security or refusal to pay, the court may ____________ personal estate and rents/profits of real estate and appoint a receiver. Sequester
Document parents sign under oath to acknowledge they are the child's biological parents. ROP
Act to address interstate legal proceedings involving support or paternity. UIFSA
[(Ao)3 * (Bs)] – [(Bo)3 * (As)] ÷ (*Ao)3 + (Bo)3 PEA
A ____________ may be refused, revoked, restricted, or limited if more than $2,500 is owed in arrears under 42 USC 652(k). Passport
Minn. Stat. 13.02, Subd. 8, responsible authority shall withhold data from parent/guardian upon request of the ____________ in the best interests of the child. Minor
Under Minn. Stat. 518.005, Subd. 5, public authority shall not release private data on the location of a party if there are safety concerns. Prohibited Disclosure
The authority to modify a child support order. CEJ
Agency that promotes parental responsibility so children receive support from both parents and oversees national child support program. OCSE
Individual may request ____________ exemption by filing a written claim with the public assistance agency. Good Cause
Civil family court orders only a household or family member can get. OFP
Civil order that prevents contact and harrassment. HRO
Only a prosecutor can seek this order. DANCO
Total cumulative lifetime public assistance paid to a family less assigned support collected. URA

Financial Terms Crossword Puzzle

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Crossword
Description

When you’re investing or saving, this is the interest that you earn on the amount you deposit, plus any interest you’ve accumulated over time. Compoundinterest
A number used by banks and other financial institutions to measure a borrower’s credit worthiness. FICOscore
The difference between your assets and liabilities. networth
The process by which you choose what proportion of your portfolio you’d like to dedicate to various asset classes, based on your goals, personal risk tolerance and time horizon. Assetallocation
Commonly referred to as fixed-income securities. Bonds
The increase in the value of an asset or investment — like a stock or real estate — above its original purchase price. Capitalgains
The process of buying or selling securities over time in order to maintain your desired asset allocation. Rebalancing
Also called equities or shares. Stocks
This is the process of paying off your debt in regular installments over a fixed period of time. Amortization
A type of mortgage in which the interest you pay on your outstanding balance rises and falls based on a specific benchmark. ARM
An account held by an impartial third party on behalf of two parties in a transaction. Escrow
A mortgage that carries a fixed interest rate for the entire life of the loan. Fixed-rate mortgage
Employer-sponsored retirement plans, such as pensions, in which the employer promises a specified retirement benefit based on a formula that may include an employee’s earnings history, length of employment and age. Defined-benefit plans
Companies often use these as management incentives. stockoptions
The payments you make to an insurance company in return for protection from financial losses within the scope of your policy. Premium
Used to determine your taxable income, minus any additional IRS-qualified deductions that you’re eligible to take. AGI
A person who is financially dependent on your income, typically a child or an adult relative you may support. Dependent
A standard amount that can be used to reduce your taxable income if you decide not to itemize your deductions. Standarddeduction
A qualified expense that the IRS allows you to subtract from your adjusted gross income, which further reduces your taxable income. Itemizeddeduction
A type of policy that provides additional liability coverage beyond what your home, auto or boat insurance may provide. Umbrellainsurance

Legal terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

_____ law is for disputes between individuals Civil
________ law is for wrongs committed against the state Criminal
lying in court while under oath Perjury
Mens ____ the mental element of a crime (2) rea
Actus ______ the physical element of a crime (2) reus
the party being sued in a lawsuit Respondent
the party suing someone else in a lawsuit Plaintiff
compensation paid to a successful litigant Damages
a previous legal decision that courts rely on to make future decisions Precedent
one of the words in ADR Alternative
a written statement under oath Affidavit
when a higher court reviews the judgement of a lower court trial Appeal
a formal accusation of a serious crime Indictment
money given to the court to ensure that the defendant will return to face trial Bail
_______________ law, used in English Canada, has been developed through case decisions by judges, not by legislation Common
____________ claim: when the defendant in a civil action sues the plaintiff right back Counter
_____________ judgements are made if the defendant in a civil action doesn't appear for the trial Default
a formal meeting before a lawsuit begins in order to disclose information or facts Discovery
to collect money or property via a court order Garnish
testimony given by a witness who tells second hand information, generally not allowed Hearsay
Habeas __________ a court order used to bring a person physically before a court in order to see if there is enough evidence to proceed to criminal trial Corpus
a court order to stop doing, or to start doing, a specific act Injunction
a resolution process where an impartial third party assists to voluntarily reach a mutually acceptable settlement Mediation
release from incarceration after serving part of a sentence Parole
temporarily, or indefinitely, stopping a judicial proceeding Stay
a civil injury or wrong to someone else Tort
_____________ damages: compensation for future lost earnings, or pain and suffering General
_____________ damages are compensation for lost wages or expenses before a civil trial begins Special
an order to appear in court to testify as a witness Subpoena

Bankruptcy Crossword

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Crossword
Description

The suspension of certain legal actions by creditors against a debtor or the debtor's property Automatic Stay
The debtor's nonexempt property is sold for cash and the cash is distributed to the creditors, and any unpaid debts are discharged Liquidation
A bankruptcy method that allows the reorganization of the debtor's financial affairs under the supervision of the bankruptcy court Reorganization
For bankruptcy purposes, Debts incurred by an individual for personal, family, or household purposes Consumer Debt
Court order that relieves a debtor of the legal liability to pay his or her unpaid debts that were not required to be paid and remain unpaid in the bankruptcy proceeding Discharge
Income that is determined by taking the debtor's actual income and subtracting expenses for a typical family the same size as the debtor's family, as determined by government tables Disposable Income
The goal of federal bankruptcy law to grant a debtor relief from some of his or her burdensome debts while protecting creditors by requiring the debtor to pay more of his or her debts than would otherwise have been required prior to the 2005 act Fresh Start
A bankruptcy rule that if a debtor's median family income is at or below the state's median family income for a family the same size as the debtor's family, the debtor can receive Chapter 7 relief Median Income Test
A document required to be filed by a creditor that states the amount of his or her claim against the debtor Proof of Claim
An agreement entered into by a debtor with a creditor prior to discharge, whereby the debtor agrees to pay the creditor a debt that would otherwise be discharged in bankruptcy Reaffirmation Agreement
A secured creditor where the value of the collateral securing the secured loan is less than the creditor's secured interest Undersecured creditor
A petition filed by a debtor to begin a bankruptcy proceeding Voluntary petition

Executive branch Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Term for president as the ceremonial head of the United States Chief of state
Term for president as vested with executive power of the United States Chief executive
Term for president as main architect of foreign policy and spokesman to other countries Chief diplomat
Term for president as commander of nation's armed forces Commander in chief
Architect of public policy and the one who sets agenda for congress Chief legislator
President as leader of his political party Chief of party
Representative of the people , working for the public interest Chief citizen
People chosen every four years who make formal selection of president and Vice President Electoral college
Communication that reach large audiences ex.television,radio,newspaper,Internet Mass media
Oath taken by president on day he takes office stating he will faithfully execute and preserve ,protect, and defend" Oath of office
Regulation issued by a chief executive , based upon constitutional authority and having force of law Executive order
Formal agreement between two or more sovereign states Treaty
Pact made by president with head of a foreign state Executive agreement
Large complex administrative structure that handles everyday business of an organization Bureaucracy
Also called cabinet departments , traditional units of federal administration Executive departments
Head of department of justice Attorney general
Release from punishment or legal consequences of a crime by the president or a governor Pardon
All matters not directly connected to the realm of foreign affairs Domestic affairs
Nations relationship with other countries Foreign affairs
A refusal to become generally involved in affairs to rest of world Isolationism
When House of Representatives give formal charges against a public official Impeach
Find not guilty of charge Acquit
Lying under oath Perjury
President takes no action over a bill for 10 days Pocket veto
Rejection by president of a bill Veto
Official who leads an executive department Secretary

Court Terms Crossword

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Crossword
Description

The release of a person before their trial so they don't have to wait in jail. Most of the time money will be payed to guarantee them showing up to the trial. Bail
Prove that the person accused was somewhere else when the crime took place. Alibi
Lying on the witness stand. This can cause the witness to get charged. Perjury
Think out a plan beforehand. Premeditated
A crime that is usually involving violence and you go to jail for over a year. Felony
A person under arrest to be brought before a judge or court, especially to secure the person's release unless lawful grounds are shown for their detention. Habeas Corpus
Private relations between members of the community rather than criminal, military, or religious affairs. Civil Law
A system of law concerned with the punishment of those who commit crimes. Criminal Law
The part of English law that is derived from custom and judicial precedent rather than statutes. Common Law
When the person accused pleads guilty for a lighter sentence. Plea Bargain
Decides lawsuits brought before the court. Judge
Group of people selected to hear the evidence in the trial and render a verdict. Jury
Instead of sending the accused person to prison the court releases the person into the community under monetization. Probation
Institute legal proceedings against a person or organization. Prosecute
The punishment ordered by the court for a defendant convicted of a crime. Sentence
The decision made by a judge or jury that determines the guilt or innocent of the defendant. Verdict
A person called upon from either side in a lawsuit to give a testimony before the court jury. Witness
Court authorization to conduct a search to make an arrest. Warrant
A law passed by legislation. Statute
the official power to make legal decisions and judgments. Jurisdiction
The dispute point between parties in a lawsuit. Issue
Information received by other people that cannot be confirmed (rumor). Hearsay
To place a paper in the legal custody of the clerk of court to enter into its files. File
Information presented in testimony that is used to persuade the judge or jury to decide the case in favor of one side or the other. Evidence
Officially tell someone that they can or must leave. Discharge
A person who has filed a petition for relief under the bankruptcy code. Debtor
A tribunal presided over by the judge in civil or criminal cases. Court
A judgment of guilt against a criminal defendant. Conviction
A state that does not have any evidence to prove it happened. Claim
Property of all kinds including real and personal. Assets

Chapter 2 Responsible Parenting Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The ability to reach a certain level of achievement. Potential
Theorist that believed children's devlopment is affected by how well their needs are met. Maslow
Providing the type of care that encourages healthy growth and development. nurture
Court decides a person is no longer able to parent terminationofrights
temporarily gives an agent the power to act in place of the parent powerofattorney
Appointed by the court to take legal responsibility for a child. gaurdian
Intentinal or neglectful physical, emotional, or sexual injory to a child. childabuse
failure to meet a child's basic physical and emotional needs. Childneglect
freed from parental controls and support emancipated
Air, food, water, sleep, health physiologicalneeds
love, affection, belonging socialneeds
self-respect, self-esteem, confidence, appreciation Esteemneeds
Freedom from danger, sense of security safetyneeds
fullfillment, reaching potential selfactualization

Financial Literacy: Taxes and Paychecks Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

National legislative body of U.S consisting of the Senate and House of Representatives as a continuous institution. Congress
International Revenue Service; federal bureau which collects taxes every year and turns the money over to the Treasury Department to cover expenses of the U.S. government IRS
Executive agency responsible for promoting economic prosperity and ensuring financial security of the United States U.S Treasury
Amount, based on percentage of one's taxable income, paid to the U.S., and in some cases, to the state in which one lives Income Tax
Amount, based on a percentage of a purchase, paid to a state and local governments and school districts. Sales Tax
Amount, based on a percentage of property value, paid to local governments and school districts in which one lives. Property Tax
Tax similar to a sales tax, imposed on some goods. Excise Tax
Amount, based on the value of one's estate, which one heirs or beneficiaries will pay to the government upon one's death. Estate Tax
Tax imposed on the transfer of money or property from one living person to another by gift, payable by the donor. Gift Tax
Person who relies on another for financial support. Dependent
Amount deducted from a paycheck by an employer in the employee's behalf to pay federal income taxes based in the number of personal allowances claimed Federal Withholding
Federal Insurance Contribution Act; a Social Security retirement tax FICA
Amount of income before taxes and other deductions Gross Pay
Program under the U.S Social Security Administration which reimburses hospital and physicians for medical care provided to qualifying people over 65 year old Medicare
amount of income after taxes and other deductions (take home pay) Net Pay
Government program which provided economic assistance to a person faced with unemployment, disability or old age Social Security
Monetary credits received on one's tax return for each person claimed as a dependent Allowance
Amount paid before commission Base Salary
Fixed amount of money paid to a person on a regular basis for services rendered Commission
Sum of money given to an employee in addition to the employee's usual compensation Bonus
Payment for work done per hourly. Hourly Wage
Base hourly wage set by the federal government. Minimum Wage
Salary range set by the government for all government jobs. Official Salary Schedule
Payment for additional work done outside of regular hours. Overtime
Amount of money one is paid at the beginning of a job. Starting Salary
Percentage pay of each sale, no base salary is available. Straight Commision
Amount of one's salary remaining after federal, state and often city income taxes and various other deductions have been withheld Take-home Pay
Fixed amount of money paid to a person on a regular basis Salary
Working on a contractual basis rather than being employed by a specific company, giving tax and income responsibility to the worker Contract Labor

SSEF4,5,6 vocabulary Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Economic system based on private ownership of the means of operation for profit Capitalism
Economic system in which the central government makes all decisions on the production and consumption of goods and services Command economy
The struggle among producers for the dollar of consumers, the rivalry Long sellers to attract consumers while lowering the cost Competition
Person or over not Seshan that uses economic services f person or over notation that uses economic services or commoditives Consumer
Goods that are ultimate rather than use in production of another good consumer good
The removal of some government controls over at market Deregulation
Economic systemsThe method used by S a society to produce and distribute goods and services Economic systems
Using resources in such a way as to Max the production of goods and services Efficiency
The power of the government to take private property and convert it to public use Eminent domain
Concept or idea of fairness in economics Equity
Freedom to prosper within a country without the intervention from the government or the economic author Freedom
Increase the amount of the population over period of time GRowth
The act of redirecting resources from being consumed today so that they may create benefits in the future, the use of assets to earn the income or profit investment
Economic systems in which decisions on production and consumption of goods and services are based on voluntary exchange and markets Market economy
Entitlement program that benefits low income families, some people with disabilities and elderly people in nursing homes Medicaid
National health insurance program that helps pay for health care for people over the age of 65, or who have certain disabilities Medicare
Economic system that combines the free market with very limited government Mixed economy
The cost that is suffered by a third-party as a result of an economic transaction Negative externality
License that gives a inventor of a new product the exclusive right to sell it for a certain period of time Patent
Occurs when the consumption of the production of a good calls a benefit to a third-party Positive externality
The sale or transfer of state owned businesses to an individual Privatization
Value of an output produced Productivity
The force that encourage people and organizations to improve their material well-being Profit motive
Right theoretical search showing in force constructs in the economics for determining how a resource or economic good is used and owned Property
Programs and Stabley S-t by the US government to provide housing for low income families, disabled people, and the elderly Public housing
The business of supplying a common the or ser The business of supplying a commodity or service. Service rendered in public interesr Public services
Financial instrument that represents an ownership of possession in a publicly Financial instrument that represents an ownership of possession in a publicly trade corporation, I created your relationship with the government body, right to ownership as a representative Security

State and local government crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the governing body of a nation, state, or community goverment
the most important city or town of a country or region, usually its seat of government and administrative center. Capital
a constitutional right to reject a decision or proposal made by a law-making body veto
the highest judicial court in a country or state. supreme court
a crime, typically one involving violence, regarded as more serious than a misdemeanor, and usually punishable by imprisonment for more than one year or by death Felony
the ability to do something or act in a particular way, especially as a faculty or quality power
make a law enact
income from taxes and fees Revenue
a city with its own government municipality
the release of an offender from detention, subject to a period of good behavior under supervision. probation
A minor wrong doing misdemeanor
a permanent committee that meets regularly. standing committee
general assembly is the legislative branch of the state government. In most states it comprises two houses: the Senate and the House of Representatives . General assembly
Officially order to return to a place Recall
The element head of a city,town,or other municipality Mayor
laws, considered collectively. Legislation
not in accordance with a political constitution, especially the US Constitution, or with procedural rules. Unconstitutional
The lower house of the United States Congress. With 435 popularly elected officials, the House (as it is often called) is the most representative body in the federal government. House of Representatives
The division of power among the three branches of government Separation of power
Currently holding office Incumbent
A municipal body having legislative and administrative powers City Council
a member of a senate. Senator
The head of the executive branch of the state government Governor
propose or formally enter as a candidate for election or for an honor or award. Nominate
the action of taking something for one's own use, typically without the owner's permission. appropriations

Civil Rights Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

State level legal codes of segregation, such as literacy requirements and poll taxes Jim Crow Laws
In 1955, after Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a city bus, Dr. Martin L. King led a boycott of city busses. After 11 months the Supreme Court ruled that segregation of public transportation was illegal. Montgomery Bus Boycott
a 1896 Supreme Court decision which legalized state ordered segregation so long as the facilities for blacks and whites were equal Plessy v. Ferguson
Nonviolent protests in which a person sits and refuses to leave Sit-in
The prejudice that members of one race are superior to members of other races racism
1955 a 14 year old black boy said "Bye, Baby" to a white woman in Mississippi. In response, he was brutally murdered Emmett Till
The intermixing of people or groups previously segregated Integration
the students were initially prevented from entering the racially segregated school by Arkansas Governor Orval Faubus The little Rock Crisis
United States civil rights leader whose college registration caused riots in traditionally segregated Mississippi (born in 1933) James Meredith
American civil rights lawyer, first black justice on the Supreme Court of the United States. Marshall was a tireless advocate for the rights of minorities and the poor Thurgood Marshall
Refused to give up her seat to a white passenger. After she was jailed, the Montgomery bus boycott was organized Rosa Parks
U.S. Baptist minister and civil rights leader. A noted orator, he opposed discrimination against blacks by organizing nonviolent resistance and peaceful mass demonstrations. He was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee. Nobel Peace Prize (1964) Martin Luther King Jr
An organization founded by James Leonard Farmer in 1942 to work for racial equality CORE
Southern Christian Leadership Conference, churches link together to inform blacks about changes in the Civil Rights Movement, led by MLK Jr., was a success SCLC
the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, an organization founded on February 12, 1909, that works to obtain equal rights for all Americans NAACP
to end the separation of two groups of people, or to free of laws or practices that have maintained this separation, in an area or facility desegregate
biasedly treating one person or one group differently from others based on something other than merit discrimination
preconceived opinion that is not based on reason or actual experience prejudice
President Mandated desegregation of the interstate system John F. Kennedy
incident in which nine African-American students were prevented from attending Little Rock Central High in 1957 during the Civil Rights Movement Little rock nine
The amendment that ended slavery 13th
Southern laws designed to restrict the rights of the newly freed black slaves Black codes
was an African-American revolutionary organization established to promote Black Power, and by extension self-defense (using arms) for blacks. It was active in the United States from the mid-1960s into the 1970s The Black Panthers
It outlawed taxing voters, i.e. poll taxes, at presidential or congressional elections, as an effort to remove barriers to Black voters 14th amendment
segregation by custom de facto
a key leader in India's struggle for independence, inspired MLK to give speaches in blacks civil rights and encourage them to remain nonviolent Ghandi